Nokia Adds Three to Its 'Classic' Series
Today Nokia announced three new phones bearing the "classic" moniker. All three are bar-style phones that run Series 40, have FM radios and are slated for second quarter releases.
- 6700: This phone has quad-band GSM/EDGE and 900/1900/2100 tri-band HSPA/WCDMA radios, as well as Bluetooth 2.1+EDR. It has a 5 megapixel autofocus camera with LED flash and video capture. It supports microSD cards up to 8GB, and has an accelerometer for Nokia's tap commands. Its 2.2-inch display has QVGA resolution. It will cost approximately $307.
- 6303: The 6303 loses 3G capabilities and also dials back to tri-band GSM/EDGE, but has stereo Bluetooth. It has a 3.2 megapixel autofocus camera with LED flash and video capture. It supports microSD cards up to 4GB. Its 2.2-inch display has QVGA resolution. It will cost about $176.
- 2700: This entry-level handset has quad-band GSM/EDGE radios, a 2 megapixel camera, and supports microSD cards up to 2GB. It will cost about $65.
Microsoft Trots Out Nokia 222 Feature Phone
Microsoft today announced the Nokia 222, a bar-style feature phone that runs Nokia Series 30+ and includes only the most essential functions. The Nokia 222's core apps include MSN Weather, Bing Search, Opera Mini, as well as Facebook, Facebook Messenger, and Twitter.
Lumia 535 First Windows Phone to Wear Microsoft Name
Microsoft today announced the Lumia 535, the first phone it has revealed without the Nokia brand since it acquired the company's handset division earlier this year. The 535 is a low-cost smartphone meant for emerging markets.
US Cellular Lands the ZTE Grand S Pro
U.S. Cellular and ZTE today announced the Grand S Pro, a high-end Android smartphone that costs $99 with a two-year contract.
Samsung Reveals the Galaxy J1 for TracFone
Samsung today published details about the Galaxy J1, an entry-level handset headed to TracFone. The J1 features a 4.3-inch screen, 1.2GHz quad-core processor, 5-megapixel main camera with LED flash, and 2-megapixel user-facing camera.
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